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Stunning 6 Days Cairo & Dahabiya Cruise From Australia and New Zealand. Embark on an extraordinary 6-day journey through Egypt, specially crafted for travelers from Australia and New Zealand. This captivating tour combines the timeless treasures of Cairo with the enchanting experience of a Dahabiya Nile cruise, allowing you to immerse yourself in the country’s rich history and natural beauty.
Begin your 6 days Cairo & Dahabiya cruise adventure begins in Cairo, a bustling metropolis steeped in ancient wonders. Explore the awe-inspiring Giza Plateau, where the Great Pyramids of Giza and the enigmatic Sphinx stand in testament to the grandeur of the pharaohs. Delve into the captivating Egyptian Museum, where you will encounter a treasure trove of artifacts.
From Cairo, you will journey to Aswan, the gateway to the fabled Nile River. Here, you will step aboard a traditional Dahabiya cruise, a luxurious sailing boat that harks back to a bygone era. As you glide along the tranquil waters of the Nile, you will witness breathtaking landscapes and visit ancient temples that have stood the test of time.
Visit the majestic Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis. Sail to Kom Ombo, where you will marvel at the unique double temple dedicated to Sobek, the crocodile god, and Horus, the falcon god. Explore the captivating ruins and hear the stories of the pharaohs who once walked these hallowed grounds. Continue your voyage, stopping at other historical sites along the river, immersing yourself in the fascinating history and culture of Egypt. Discover the stunning Valley of the Kings and explore the impressive Karnak Temple in Luxor.
Throughout your 6 days Cairo & Dahabiya cruise tour, knowledgeable tour guides will enlighten you with the secrets and stories of Egypt’s illustrious past. From the mysteries of the pyramids to the tranquil serenity of the Nile, this 6 days Cairo & Dahabiya cruise tour from Australia & New New Zealand promises an unforgettable experience, allowing you to uncover the hidden treasures of this ancient land. Prepare to be captivated by the wonders of Egypt as you embark on this remarkable adventure from Cairo to your Dahabiya Nile cruise.
One of our representatives will meet you at Cairo International Airport to help you through the arrival and visa regulations. Meet your guide outside the arrival terminal to begin your ‘6-days Cairo & Nile Dahabiya from Australia & New Zealand’. Enjoy a guided tour to the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Your Egyptologist tour guide will explain to you how and why the Ancient Egyptian kings built their Pyramids. He also will tell you about the mystery behind the pyramids. Transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Cairo
You’re going to spend the next four days of your ‘6 days Cairo and Dahabiya cruise tour’ onboard a luxury small boat to sail the Nile like a true pharaoh. So, we will transfer you to Cairo Airport to fly to Aswan to begin your 3-night Dahabiya Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor.
Meet your guide just outside the arrival terminal to commence your tour to the highlights of the beautiful City of Aswan. Your first stop will be the High Dam, the great engineering feat of the 1960s in Egypt. Then proceed to the beautiful Temple of Isis at Philae Island. This temple was built during the Greco-Roman era and dedicated to Isis, goddess of Love and Magic in ancient Egypt. You will end your tour at the granite quarry of the Unfinished Obelisk.
Transfer to your Dahabiya Nile cruise. Set sail to Kom Ombo to overnight there.
Visit the twin Temple of Horus and Sobek together with the Crocodile Museum at Kom Ombo. Kom Ombo Temple was built during the Greco-Roman period. It was built over the ruined temple of the New Kingdom. The temple began during the time of Ptolemy V and was completed by the time of Emperor Tiberius. The emperors Domitian, Caracalla, and others added to the temple. So it took about 400 years to finish.
Enjoy a short visit to the Crocodile Museum before you go back to your Dahabiya Nile cruise to set sail to Edfu. Overnight in Edfu
Take a Horse and Carriage to visit the most intact temple in Egypt, the Temple of Horus in Edfu. This temple is the most intact temple in Egypt and one of the most beautiful temples built during the Greco-Roman period. The Temple of Edfu is fully inscribed with reliefs and hieroglyphs on its exterior and interior walls.
Take your carriage back to your Dahabiya cruise to set sail to the lock of Esna. Go through the lock and continue sailing to Luxor to overnight there.
Breakfast and disembarkation. Visit the magnificent Valley of the Kings, where the pharaohs of the New Kingdom Period were buried. Continue to the unique Temple of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, who served for about 20 years as a sole pharaoh.
Take a photo of the giant Colossi of Memnon of Amenhotep III before having your lunch at a local restaurant. Then, proceed to the impressive Karnak Temple and the majestic Luxor Temple. These temples were dedicated to the Theban Triad; Amun, Mut and Khonsu.
Transfer to Luxor Airport to fly to back to Cairo. Transfer from Cairo Airport to your hotel in Cairo for last night of your 6 days Cairo & Dahabiya cruise tour.
Optional tour: Sunrise Hot Air Balloon over Luxor
Explore the fantastic contents of the historical Egyptian Museum at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Hundreds of objects from all periods of Egypt’s past are displayed on the two floors of the museum. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the largest and most important museums in the world. The museum contains more than 120,000 pieces from all periods of Ancient Egyptian history. It was designed by the French Architect Marcel Dourgnon and built by an Italian company in 1902 during the time of Khedive Abbas Helmi II.
This is the end of your 6 days Cairo & Nile Dahabiya cruise from Australia and New Zealand, then we will be transfer you to Cairo Airport in preparation for your final departure.